The HTE-1 was the U.S. Navy training version of the Hiller Model 360, with tricycle landing gear.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Hiller Aircraft Corporation

Primary manufacturer: Hiller Aircraft Corporation

Parent type: Hiller Model 360

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
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Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length:  
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Landing Gear Dimensions
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Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height:  
Cabin Internal Length:  
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Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Weights
Max Gross Weight (ground): 953 kg 2,100 lb
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Empty Weight:  
Useful Load:  
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Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb: 5 m/s 1,000 fpm
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE:  
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Limitations
Max Level Flight Speed:  
Never Exceed Speed:  
Service Ceiling: 3,871 m 12,700 ft
Range and Endurance
Max Range: 209 km 113 nm
Max Endurance:  

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Provided powerplant data is for uninstalled, sea level, static operations.

Powerplant
Number of engines: 1
Designation: Franklin O-335-4 reciprocating
Manufacturer: Franklin Engine Company
Normal Ratings
Max continuous:  
Take-off / rated: 133 kW 178 hp
Intermediate:  
Maximum:  
OEI Ratings
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Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 10.67 m 35.00 ft
RPM:  
Direction of Rotation: Counterclockwise
Hub Type: Teetering (rigid in lag plane)
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry: Conventional
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 2
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 89.38 m² 962.1 ft²
Disc Loading: 10.66 kg/m² 2.183 lb/ft²
Solidity:  
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
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Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 1.68 m 5.50 ft
Configuration: Tractor
Direction of Rotation: Top blade fwd
RPM:  
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 2
Blade Construction:  
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 2.21 m² 23.8 ft²
Solidity:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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